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France grieves victims of Nice church knife attack; Greta moves protests online again; Taiwan military officers have same-sex wedding

French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has said that the country is in a war against Islamists and can expect more militant attacks on its soil, climate activist Greta Thunberg announced Friday that she was taking her protests online once again as Sweden's COVID-19 cases surge, and in Taiwan, two women military officers made history by marrying their same-sex civilian partners in a mass wedding.

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French society confronts deadly religious tensions; France and Germany announce new lockdowns; China and US engage in crisis communication

Three people were killed in a knife attack in the southern French coastal city of Nice, France. And, France and Germany have both announced national lockdowns again, declaring that the coronavirus is out of control. Also, China’s Defense Ministry has said that Chinese and US military chiefs held video meetings this week about crisis communication.

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El Paso and Ciudad Juárez face COVID-19 surge; Tanzania imposes internet restrictions; Iran building new centrifuges

A record surge in COVID-19 cases is stretching hospital resources in the adjacent border cities of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. As millions of Tanzanians vote in the country’s general election, internet users have reported that WhatsApp and Twitter are being restricted. And, satellite images show that Iran has begun construction on an underground centrifuge assembly plant at the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility.

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Discussion: Voters of color in the 2020 US election

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The World's reporters have been covering immigrant communities and communities of color this election season, and they compared notes during a live discussion on Wednesday. Reporters Daisy Contreras, Rupa Shenoy and Halima Gikandi hosted a conversation on voters of color and the 2020 election — covering politics, diversity and the issues that mobilize them.

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